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@@ -189,6 +189,8 @@ Submodules have more state and instead report
since modified content or untracked files in a submodule cannot be added
via `git add` in the superproject to prepare a commit.
+'m' and '?' are applied recursively. For example if a nested submodule
+in a submodule contains an untracked file, this is reported as '?' as well.
If -b is used the short-format status is preceded by a line